Rolex is a brand name synonymous with status, expense, and quality. It’s a high-end luxury brand that is highly desired by watch enthusiasts with discriminating tastes. Rolex watches come in a variety of designs and colors. With the holiday season nearing, the red-faced versions are now trending as the most stylish and in-demand versions. If you’re jumping on the bandwagon and looking for a personal accessory or an exquisite example for gift-giving, here is our pick of the five best red-faced Rolex models money can buy.
5. Rolex Stainless Steel Air-King Ref 1002 Price: $5,000
This example of the Stainless Steel Air-King is one of the few available on the used watch market. It features a unique candy apple red custom dial. The timepiece was made in the 1970 era and is now a collectible vintage model with a rare red face. The case is made of premium stainless steel material and measures 34 in diameter. It is powered by a perpetual winding Rolex movement with 26 jewels. The hands are baton style with simple stick indices in stainless steel for exceptional visibility. The bracelet is an Oyster style with clasp closure. This watch was made in the country of Switzerland.
4. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Price: $11,497.96
This model of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual comes with a Coral Red dial. It is a stylish timepiece with exceptional visibility with stainless-steel applied indices that contrast nicely against the background. The bezel is fixed in a beveled styling with a polished finish. The case measures 36 mm in diameter for a small and comfortable fit on the wrist. the dial is covered with a sapphire crystal that provides excellent legibility with resistance to scratching and scuffs. All of the metal material in this model is premium stainless steel known for its durability. The bracelet is an oyster style in stainless steel with an oyster lock clasp-style closure. This timepiece is powered via a Swiss-made in-house Rolex caliber 3230 automatic perpetual chronometer movement. The movement features hour, minute, second, and chronometer functions. It is a unisex model with enhanced luminescence on the hands and indices to give it high legibility in low light conditions. It is also a diver’s watch that is water-resistant up to 330 feet. it is suitable for use while showering, sailing, snorkeling, swimming, surfing, and other water sports.
3. Rolex Day-Date Reference 18038 President model Price: $16,499 to $20,0000
The Date Date Reference 18038 is getting hard to find, but it’s available on auction sites occasionally. This is a collectible vintage timepiece featuring a 36 mm case in yellow gold with a polished finish. The band matches the case in a President style in yellow gold. The bezel is a fixed style with diamonds around the circumference. It is a men’s watch that is powered by an in-house Rolex Swiss-made automatic movement. The functions include day, date, hours, minutes, and seconds. This watch is water-resistant to 330 feet. It is okay to wear it while snorkeling, sailing, showering, swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and participating in other types of water sports. it is not rated for deep-sea diving. This unique model features non-numeric hour marks in yellow gold that show up nicely against the red face of the watch. A sapphire crystal covers and protects the dial and the movement beneath. The Rolex Day-Date Reference 18038 with a red face was made between 1980 and 1989. You can find this example on auction sites as a vintage collectible.
2. Rolex Diamond Men’s Datejust Watch 16200 Price: Starting at $ 8,949.00
This model of the Rolex Men’s Datejust, reference number 16200, is a smaller men’s watch with a case that measures just 36 mm for a comfortable fit on the wrist. The case is made of stainless steel. It comes with a matching stainless steel bracelet in a Jubilee link styling. The bezel is customizable with a choice of diamonds with a carat weight that ranges between 1 to 4 carats. The price will reflect the carat weight. You have a choice of gold fluting or a diamond bezel. The dial is a customized red color. The quality of diamonds in this model is Vs rated. It is powered by an in-house Rolex automatic movement with hours, minutes, seconds, and a date function.
1. Iced Out Rolex Datejust Price: $16,361
The Iced Out Rolex Datejust is a customized version of the Datejust model that is our choice of the most beautiful red-face model available today. The watch features a case made of stainless steel and yellow gold. It measures 36 mm in diameter for a moderately small size. The dial is made of red mother of pearl material with applied Roman numeral hour markers in a large size, made of yellow gold. Each numeral on the dial is fully encrusted with diamonds to add holiday sparkle to the face of the watch. The metals in the watch provide a two-tone design of silver stainless steel and yellow gold. The watchband is fully encrusted with VS quality diamonds in a Jubillee styling. The bezel feature 3.5 carats of diamonds rating a circular frame around the dial. This timepiece is powered with a genuine in-house Rolex automatic movement with hours, minutes, seconds, and a date function. The combined 6.3 carats of diamonds on the band, on the dial, and around the bezel equal a 10-carat weight.